Teaching Still Undervalued Despite Clamour

Teaching Still Undervalued Despite Clamour

Recently, many universities have started to offer teaching-route professorships. This is in response to students’ demand for more focus on teaching rather than on research. They have instituted promotion incentives for these positions so that many excellent candidates will be attracted. But the … [Read more...]

Stay Employed with a Postgraduate Degree on Cyber Security

Stay Employed with a Postgraduate Degree on Cyber Security

Have you come across an “ethical hacking course?”  No, it isn’t the new oxymoron.  It is Lancaster University’s cyber security programme offered alongside other institutions, like De Montfort University (DMU) and Royal Holloway University of London. The ethical hacking course programme provides a … [Read more...]

Excluding Foreign Students from Migration Targets

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Three-quarters of the surveyed Tory parliamentary candidates have agreed. Foreign student entrants need to be “excluded from any target for reducing migration.” Furthermore, seventy per cent of these candidates concurred that UK universities must not restrict its targets to the “brightest and … [Read more...]

Video Gamers Offered US’ First Virtual Athletics Scholarship Programme

Video Gamers Offered US’ First Virtual Athletics Scholarship Programme

A historical event in the context of eSports and League of Legends gamers is about to happen.  Seventy applications are competing to make their way into the Robert Morris University-Illinois’ virtual athletics scholarship programme. The athletics programme, the first of its kind and in US, are … [Read more...]

Technical Education Will Soon Grow On-Demand Over Higher Ed, Says report

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“More than nine million jobs for year 2022.” The Institute for Public Policy Research or IPPR knew how to make good news possible, doesn’t it? Apparently, this figure doesn’t apply to all sectors. The jobs belong to certain categories: the medium and low-skilled jobs. The IPPR report presents … [Read more...]

Ruling Out the Best Way to Measure ‘Good Teaching’

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Possible and impossible are two words that prop when discussions veer close about measuring ‘good teaching.’ Concerns about the generous definition of ‘good teaching’ threaten to slam down any attempt to measure it at all. Fortunately, research has helped settle the score. Times Higher … [Read more...]